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Baldwin's Montezuma, 1871, The first locomotive built for the Denver & Rio Grande.

July 1871 The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company introduced the first narrow-gauge locomotive. It was called the "Montezuma.

1871 – The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company introduced the first narrow-gauge locomotive, the Montezuma.

1871 – The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company introduced the first narrow-gauge locomotive, the Montezuma. Reminds me a little bit of the Fairlie double-ended locomotives from Wales

DRGW 315 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Steam 2-8-0 at Silverton, Colorado by Kevin Madore

High quality photograph of Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Steam # DRGW 315 at Silverton, Colorado, USA.

Denver & Rio Grande Railroad 1950's - WesternRailImages

The Rio Grande apparently did not want observation cars (which require extra switching to turn them around at each end of a trip) and so it converted them .

DRGW 5521 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad EMD F3(A) at Glenwood Springs, Colorado by Collection of Eugene Diller

Net Photo: DRGW 5521 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad EMD at Glenwood Springs, Colorado by Collection of Eugene Diller

RailPictures.Net Photo: DRGW 463 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Steam 2-8-2 at Unknown, Colorado by Mike Armstrong

Net Photo: DRGW 463 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Steam at Unknown, Colorado by Mike Armstrong

RailPictures.Net Photo: DRGW 318 Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Steam 2-8-0 at Golden, Colorado by BUFFIE

High quality photograph of Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Steam # DRGW 318 at Golden, Colorado, USA.

RailPictures.Net Photo: DRGW OP Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Steam Derrick at Antonito, Colorado by Kevin Madore

High quality photograph of Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Steam Derrick # DRGW OP at Antonito, Colorado, USA.

RailPictures.Net Photo: DRGW 5771 Denver  Rio Grande Western Railroad EMD F9(A) at Soldier Summit, Utah by James Belmont

RailPictures.Net Photo: DRGW 5771 Denver Rio Grande Western Railroad EMD F9(A) at Soldier Summit, Utah by James Belmont

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